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By Dr Ward Koral

Augenblick, which means actually 'In the blink of an eye', describes a 'decisive second' in time that's either fleeting but momentously eventful, even epoch-makingly major. during this e-book Koral Ward investigates the improvement of the idea that into one of many middle rules in Western existential philosophy along such ideas as nervousness and person freedom.

Ward examines the entire quantity of the belief of the 'decisive moment', during which an individual's complete life-project is open to a thorough reorientation. From its inception in Kierkegaard's works to the writings of Jaspers and Heidegger, she attracts on an unlimited array of assets past simply the traditional figures of nineteenth and twentieth century Continental philosophy, discovering rules and examples in images, cinema, song, artwork, and the trendy novel.

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